Our Regulatory section brings you developments affecting financial institutions and private equity houses.  We’ve included analysis of global standards such as Basel III.  We’ve split the channel into five sections to make our reader’s searches efficient: Americas, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Middle East and Africa.  That way readers can quickly find what the precedent is in their chosen market.  Subscribers receive a regular email alert. 


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Asia Pacific

  • The downside of Rupiah hedging

    21 May 2015

    The central bank is introducing measures to promote the use of local currency. But new hedging requirements could have unintended consequences

  • HK bank M&A becomes more sophisticated

    19 May 2015

    The recent takeover of Standard Chartered’s consumer financing business in Hong Kong and China by an international consortium highlighted increasing interest in the special administrative region’s banks

  • Asia’s anti-money laundering focus sharpens

    08 May 2015

    Asian jurisdictions are now meeting – and sometimes surpassing – international expectations on anti-money laundering

  • Why financial institutions need data strategies

    06 May 2015

    Data breaches over the past year have forced financial institutions and corporates to bolster their systems. But they should also be thinking about their broader strategies

  • Indonesia hedging rules confuse bond market

    30 Apr 2015

    A lack of clarity over the country’s new hedging rules and issuance restrictions for high-yield bonds could stall the market

  • Hong Kong's competition crack down

    16 Apr 2015

    Jones Day's Sébastien Evrard and Robert Thomson analyse the HKCC's revised draft guidelines and the new regulator's role in the market

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  • FCA threatens binding rules over structured products

    17 Mar 2015

    The regulator's review of structured product governance has criticised the ways in which the instruments are developed and sold. But blame may not lie squarely with the industry

  • First findings from FEMR consultation

    26 Feb 2015

    BoE's director of market strategy has outlined key themes from responses to the Fair and Effective Markets Review consultation. Buy-side reluctance to lead means regulators may intervene.

  • Market supports EU SME data repository

    26 Feb 2015

    A Europe-wide data repository on small and medium-sized enterprises is needed to improve their access to funding and boost a eurozone recovery

  • FCA’s Wheatley: lawyers must engage in forex principles

    25 Feb 2015

    The regulator's chief executive has called on lawyers to engage in the moral debate over foreign exchange manipulation rather than focus on bright lines

  • FSB’s TLAC proposals explained

    30 Jan 2015

    Rating agency Fitch has explained how the Financial Stability Board’s total loss-absorbing capacity proposals might look when implemented by Europe’s biggest lenders

  • Esma’s Mifid II consultation: key changes

    08 Jan 2015

    Trade transparency requirements, the definition of systematic internalisers and the regulation of high-frequency trading are all up for consultation

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